Paper HelpWhy does he eat it?

Translation: « Chaque semaine, mon mari vomit les poubelles. »

Why wrong: In English there are thousands of expressions called phrasal verbs that use a particle (i.e. a preposition or adverb) after a verb. Examples of particles are up, down, in, out, on and off. Using the wrong particle can change the meaning, often quite humorously. If you mean to put something in the garbage, say throw out not throw up (vomit).Someone Who Can Help

Correct it:Every week, my husband throws out the garbage.”

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“Every week, my husband throws up the garbage.”
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“Every week, my husband throws up the garbage.”